Norma Bagwell of Pickens hit a milestone recently, as she completed 2,100 miles riding on the Doodle Trail since it opened last year. Bagwell rides about four days a week with her husband, Mickey. Mickey has managed nearly 2,500 miles along the trail. The couple almost stopped riding before the trail was built
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In the state of South Carolina, trespass after notice is a misdemeanor criminal offense prohibited by section 16-11-620 for the South Carolina Code.
Those who enter upon the lands of others without the permission of the owner or manager shall be deemed guilty of misdemeanor trespassing. All persons are hereby notified and warned not to hunt, fish, cut timber or trespass in any manner whatsoever upon the lands of the undersigned:
By Olivia Fowler
For the Courier
Celery is a vegetable that is overlooked and often taken for granted. We’re used
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NOTICE TO CREDITORS OF ESTATES
All persons having claims against the following estates MUST file their claims
NOTICE OF HEARING
STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA
COUNTY OF PICKENS
IN THE PROBATE COURT
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PICKENS — The Pickens Recreation Department is now taking registrations for its fall soccer and volleyball seasons.
Soccer registration will be open through July 22 at the Pickens Recreation Center on Sangamo Road in Pickens.
Age divisions offered for soccer are
Marion Aiken, the son of Claude and Frances Aiken, was born June 9, 1935, at Six Mile Hospital. The hospital was established by Dr. David E. Peek. It was the only hospital in Pickens County at that time.
He enlisted in the U.S. Navy in 1955. He served for four years, mostly on the east coast and in the Mediterranean Sea on the ship USS Dashiell.
While on a furlough in 1958, he married his sweetheart, Evelyn Hester. They have been married for 58 years. They have two daughters, Sandra and Pamela, four grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
When Aiken was discharged from the navy, he attended Greenville Tech and received his high school diploma.
A U.S. Navy veteran, Pickens County native Marion Aiken is enjoying retirement now after decades of work in repairing machinery and maintenance.
Aiken is very gifted in repairing machinery, which he learned a lot about when he worked at his first job in the machine shop at Saco Lowell in Easley. He worked there for three years. When he left there, he went to work at the Deal plant in Pickens and worked as a machinist for four years.
In 1970, Aiken started working at the Sir Shirtmaker plant in Easley. While working there, one of his friends who worked at the Swirl plant convinced him to go work there with him. He did, and in 1980 he started working at Swirl, servicing and repairing the sewing machines. He made sure all the motors were kept in good working order. He said he enjoyed working there more than any place he had worked before, and he remained there until the plant went out of business in 1992.
After Swirl closed, Aiken went to work in the maintenance department of Easley Living Center, the nursing home across from Baptist Easley Hospital. He worked there part-time for 13 years.
He and his wife visit the Pickens Senior Center every weekday. Aiken likes to shoot pool with his friends there, and Evelyn enjoys visiting with her friends and three of her brothers, who also go to the center.
Aiken said now that he is retired he has time to do gardening and yard work, two of the things he enjoys most. He also likes to go hunting and fishing.
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By Jason Evans
PICKENS — The Pickens County Museum of Art and History is in need of some costly repairs.
Interim county administrator Tom Hendricks briefed council about